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West Counrty Beekeeping Convention July 4-5 2015

 
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ingo50
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2015 5:48 am    Post subject: West Counrty Beekeeping Convention July 4-5 2015 Reply with quote

A very interesting and stimulating first day at the beautiful Westfield Farm near Bristol. Excellent talks by Phil on his Black Bee Project, Jonathan Powell about Tree Hives and John Haverson on Feral Bees. Demonstration on how to make a log hive with the opportunity to try it yourself. Many thanks to the speakers and Bryony Huntley for hosting the event and arranging a meal out at a local pub which was a great way to conclude the first day. Good to have some exhibitors of various beekeeping equipment and products too. Looking forward to the second day. Hope it is repeated next year.
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hannah donovan
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:07 pm    Post subject: learned a lot Reply with quote

it was the best weekend all year... i learned a lot, i had no idea about log hives or tree hives... although its obvious now...

there were so many lovely bee people there and so very helpful.. looking forward to the next convention..

phil was brilliant explaining about the tbh and his black bee project..
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